Posts Categorized: Bush 43

Rumsfeld's Position on Democracy in Iraq was an Unknown Known.

Rumsfeld’s Position on Democracy in Iraq was an Unknown Known.

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Hat tip Daily Kos for this: Rumsfeld Now Says George W. Bush was Wrong About Iraq Oh, is that what Rumsfeld is saying? Going to their MSNBC source: President George W. Bush was wrong to try to build democracy in Iraq, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in a recent interview, marking a striking admission… Read more »

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Chris Matthews Plays Hardball with Mike Morrell

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Former CIA Deputy Director Mike Morrell has been making his rounds in the media, promoting his new book. Earlier this week, he appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews; and the Iraq war critics have been salivating over this “Aha! Gotcha!” moment: Host Chris Matthews asked Morell about a statement Cheney made in 2003: “We know… Read more »

The Truth About the Status of Forces Agreement

The Truth About the Status of Forces Agreement

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SoFA was always meant and expected to be renegotiated upon, when Bush had originally signed it in October of 2008; and its’ been argued that if the Obama Administration had pushed hard for it (they lacked true interest and will, having sent Biden and a JV team of negotiators shortly before the SoFA deadline for… Read more »

The Lie that George W. Bush/U.S. Created ISIS

The Lie that George W. Bush/U.S. Created ISIS

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Who created ISIS? Was it Jeb Bush’s brother? (Shout out to Rob Lowe- Thank you!). Can it be traced back to CIA overthrow in 1953 of Mossadeq? Jimmy Carter’s lack of leadership support for the Shah in 1979? Is it due to our support of the Saudi royals and other secular Muslim dictators? Or our… Read more »

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Flashback: Remember when Obama called Bush “unpatriotic”?

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There has been much harrumphing and hand wringing about Rudy Giuliani’s comments about Barack Obama not loving this country. The NY Slimes, as usual, went right after Giuliani instead of even considering the content of Giuliani’s words: His remarks this week mostly drew derision and outrage, and seemed to further distance Mr. Giuliani from the… Read more »

Bush steadfast that removing Saddam was the right decision

Bush steadfast that removing Saddam was the right decision

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President Bush #43 has been in the spotlight to promote his new book on President Bush #41. In light of current events, of course we are all curious to know #43’s thoughts on the state of affairs in the Middle East. The normally reserved and classy former President, who has been reluctant to publicly criticize… Read more »

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The Media’s Collective WMD Deception

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“Many people have asked how close Saddam Hussein is to developing a nuclear weapon. Well, we don’t know exactly, and that’s the problem.” -George W. Bush, Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct 7, 2002 In wake of ISIS possibly acquiring and using chemical weapons in Iraq (note: WSJ reported back in June of ISIS occupying the Al Muthanna… Read more »

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Suggestion to the Left: Don’t Make the Same Mistake that the Tea Party Did (Guest Post)

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In the fall of 2013 the subject of Syria and President Obama’s handling of the situation, or lack thereof, was a news item, and there was an interesting side story that slipped under the radar. The Conservasphere had some fun pointing out the hypocrisy of all of the anti-Bush anti-war celebrities who were so righteously against military action against Saddam Hussein… Read more »

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In regards to that presidential coffe cup/latte salute…..let it go

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Like the tan suit….like the feet up on the Resolute Desk… The following is the latest “faux pas” outrage in the conservative blogosphere: It isn’t the first time that conservatives have been offended by President Obama’s salute…or lack thereof: Snopes: This image of President Obama talking on a cell phone and simultaneously saluting the military… Read more »